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Well-Being Retreat

August 21-23, 2017
Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center
Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Well-Being Retreat offers Benefits Plan members and their spouses a unique opportunity to explore wholeness through the spiritual, health, financial, and vocational aspects of their lives. Participants are able to customize the retreat experience by selecting the educational workshops and guided activities that best support their journey to well-being.

Board University’s Well-Being Retreat is hosted by The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), in partnership with the Presbyterian Foundation and its subsidiary, New Covenant Trust Company.

Here’s what a few participants had to say about Well-Being Retreat 2016, held August 15-17 at the beautiful Montreat Conference Center in North Carolina:

“Came away very refreshed, very encouraged, and very comfortable with the Board of Pensions' and the Foundation's support for pastors and leaders.”

“This event really has to be one of the best I have ever attended. It not only helped me with some of my own ‘stuff,’ it gave me some great ideas to bring back to the local church. I can’t stress enough the importance of the workshops for self-care and for church care, a good balance of both.”

“The planning and presenting committee did a great job. It had a welcoming and comfortable feel. Everyone was totally approachable. Thank you for an informative and well-run conference.”

We hope to see you at Zephyr Point!


Well-Being Retreat 2017 will be held at Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.


Well-Being Retreat participants will pay $100/night (double occupancy) for lodging at Zephyr Point (must be paid during online registration), and $25 for food and beverage (includes all meals from lunch on Monday through breakfast on Wednesday morning; must be paid during online registration).

Travel arrangements and expenses are the responsibility of the participant.

How To Register

Registration for Well-Being Retreat 2017 will open on or about May 31, 2017. 

In the meantime, explore all that Board University offers: a wide range of seminars, e-learning opportunities, and other resources related to finances, benefits, retirement, and well-being for members, churches, and employers.


While specific workshop content and speakers are still being confirmed, Well-Being Retreat 2017 will include the following:

Monday, August 21

9:00-12:00    Gathering/Community Building Activity (for guests who arrive early)

12:00-1:45    Registration Opens, Lunch, Welcome

1:45-2:30      Opening Worship

2:45-3:15      Opening Plenary  

3:45-5:00      Workshop #1*

5:00-9:30      Fellowship, Dinner, Optional Evening Session, Evening Worship

Tuesday, August 22

7:00-7:45      Early Morning Sessions, Activities

7:30-5:00      Registration and Hospitality Desk Open

7:30-8:45      Breakfast, Morning Prayer

9:00-10:15    Workshop #2*      

10:45-12:00  Workshop #3*

12:00-1:30    Lunch

1:30-2:45      Workshop #4*

3:15-4:30      Workshop #5*

4:30-6:00      Free Time

6:00-8:30      Dinner, Evening Session, Prayer

Wednesday, August 23

7:00-7:45      Early Morning Sessions, Activities

7:30-5:00      Registration and Hospitality Desk Open

7:30-8:45      Breakfast, Morning Prayer

9:00-10:15    Workshop #6*

10:15-11:00  Check Out

11:00-12:15  Closing Plenary, Closing Worship

*NOTE: Participants will have a number of options in spiritual, health, financial, and vocational well-being during each Workshop session. Links to program content and speaker information will be made available on this website, once the program has been confirmed.


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